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Al Jazeera America
May 3, 2014 8:00pm EDT
. >>> demonstrators in washington call on u.s. the do more in relation to the kidnapped ghirls nigeria. >>> world press freedom day. >>> on the trail of a deadly disease that found its way to indiana. >>> and the n.b.a.'s latest move to oust clippers' owner donald sterling. . >>> hugs and relief in ukraine as seven european observers held by separatists are freed. it comes a day after fighting in the southern city of odessa killed dozens of pro-russia activists, many in a clash. today the city held visuals to commemorate the dead. at this hour ukraine inches closer to civil war. the military is stepping up its offensive. the conflict is spreading to other parts of the country. paul brennan has the latest from the eastern city of konstantinovka. >> reporter: burning cars and dabry were evidence of what looked like a day of fighting between ukranian soldiers and pro-russian separatists. vehicles and tyres became barricades, set alike to try to keep the government troops at bay. >> there's a lot of victims from both sides, from the civilians and fighters. people who were going to work were insecured
Al Jazeera America
May 3, 2014 6:00pm EDT
america. >>> the u.s. has offered to help in locating around 300 young girls abducted in nigeria. it's been more than two weeks since the school girls were kidnapped. frustrated parents have been calling on the government to get help from other countries. dodgeses much people held a rally. they say the government knows where the girls are being hidden but it's not taking any action to gain their freedom. >> we don't know what it is. the government is not doing anything else. everyone is speaking up about this except the government. why 234 lives is not that important to them to do something about that? we are tired of silence. >> the state department still advising on investigative techniques. secretary of state john kerry called it an uncon shownable crime. >> we spoke earlier to jon campbell. he says the boka haram fighter group has been silent putting into question whether they are responsible for the abductor. the government's response has been badly coordinated, there have been demonstrations essentially designed to pressure the government to step up efforts and do something wha
Al Jazeera America
May 3, 2014 2:00pm EDT
month. nearly 300 students are still missing after being taken from their school in northern nigeria more than two weeks ago. kerry made the announcement in ethiopia during his tour of africa. >> let me be clear: the kidnapping of hundreds of children by boka har a.m. is unconscionable and we will do everything to support the niger yam government to return these young women to of their homes. >> seven people have been killed in a bombing in mogadishu. police say there is a targeting of former local government official killed in the explosion. >>> final rallies are beg held ahead of next week's election. facing the toughest challenge yet, likely to return to power, tania page explains >> reporter: the blue of the democratic alliance filled the hall like a rising tide. although it's more popular than ever, it's small compared to the governing national congress. it's south africa's biggest opposition party. >> if our government was doing its work properly, south africa would be attracting much more investors and the economy would be growing much faster to create the jobs we need to tac
KRON
May 3, 2014 7:00am PDT
steps to make sure security not receive the people. the crisis in nigeria since then and central african of pollock urging africans to demand stability and financial development carries calling for expansion of american as well pre >> : evidence of area men are still looking for passengers from the seventh sunken ferry. opening six rooms on the third and fourth floor of their also combing areas that they are researched just in case. so far 230 bodies have been recovered the ferry was carrying forged and six people was a high school students when it sank people 16174 people survived. airline harry spotted in downtown manhattan this tack to see us what they arrived thursday for the party members of rest of my this have been abuzz for speculation whether prince harry and william will be traveling to the city for a weekend wedding. airline tel >> : sit lottery officials said he paid $5 for california lucky life ticket addled 7- eleven he will take a nudie option will pay him $2,500 per week for the next 25 years. my phone has stopped ringing since saturday night >> : retired truck driver say
PBS
May 3, 2014 5:30am PDT
visit to ethiopia nigeria angola and kenya from the forts to the eleventh this'll be his first visit to africa while in office and it coincides with the fiftieth anniversary of former premier a job online is the first visit to africa earlier we spoke to our reporter home now and she told us what is on the premier's agenda and what's expected to come out of district the primary task first. after the tories including top eight and comes after presentation. things started to africa in march last year a need to push outward china africa tightening is mutually beneficial cooperation during the day from here will meet with leaders from the four african countries the african union and will have broad engagement with people from all walks of life during his eighteen in the open yet managed to get the headquarters of the african union in ethiopian capital. yet the east of the bath where he will deliver a speech on chinese africa can lead people to give it the message here. read here will attend the twenty fourteen world economic forum on africa to be held the blue jackets have to be ninety y
Al Jazeera America
May 3, 2014 7:00am EDT
year. >>> the effort to found kidnapped school girls in nigeria goes global as leaders across the world speak out and against the abductions. officials are confused about who is missing. >> the number of americans seeking unemployment benefits dropped to lowest levels since 2008. some say it gives false hope. plus historical treasure, a black and white film capturing a notorious moment in >> good morning to you. welcome back to aljazeera.com. i'll morgan radford live in new york. these are the top stories. ukraine suffering its most violent day in nearly three months. clashes erupting in the black sea city of odessa between pro-russian and ukranian supporters. nearly 14 were killed, 31 from a government building fire. this comes as kiev continues its military assault on separatists in eastern cities. u.s. troops in afghanistan on standby to help find victims of a mud slide. a village was wiped out in the hills killing 2,000 people. a res would you operation is under way as search crews dig for varied people. a virus infected 300 people in saudi arabia confirmed in the united states of t
CSPAN
May 3, 2014 4:00am EDT
prevention board has met. the most recent meeting was looking at nigeria and burundi. but there have been regular meetings and we have been working hand-in-hand to make -- >> met on c.a.r.? >> i have not seen the agenda for all of the meetings. but i believe, i can get back to you. >> we certainly have not heard or anycomes recommendations from them. i am wondering what role they have played because it was set up with great fanfare and it certainly has a great deal of promise. is that promise being met? >> mr. chairman, my colleague advised us that has been at least one apb meeting on central african republic. >> do you know what the recommendations were? >> i do not but i will get back to. >> it would seem that people like yourself should at least know what this group is recommending. thank you. recess. in i have a number of other questions, but the book concludes that. oteef recess -- but the v precludes that. thank you so very much. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2014] >> i want to apologize to all of our witne
PBS
May 2, 2014 6:00pm PDT
in nigeria over the abduction of more than 200 girls from their school, a look at efforts to halt widespread killing in south sudan and we travel to senegal where young boys pursuing an education are forced by their teachers to beg on the street. >> they sleep on cement or dirt floors, dozens to a room. and for boys who don't make their daily quote, the punishment can be brutal. >> woodruff: and it's friday. mark shields and david brooks analyze the week's news. those are just some of the stories we're covering on tonight's pbs newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... friends of the newshour. >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> woodruff: the government of ukraine launched a major military operation today against pro-russian separatists in the east. their target was slovyansk, and ukraine's president reported many insurgents were killed or wounded-- but not without cost
CBS
May 2, 2014 5:30pm PDT
that began with a horrific crime. nearly three weeks ago in northern nigeria, high school girls, possibly more than 200 of them, were kidnapped from their school in a remote village. debora patta is in south africa. she's been following the story for us. debora. >> reporter: many local officials are too scared to go to this village because of attacks by islamist extremists and this makes it difficult to get reliable information. this is partly why we've seen such a discrepancy in the numbers of how many girls have been taken. >> ♪ all we are saying is give... ♪ >> reporter: it's been 19 days since the school girls were kidnapped. in desperation, parents and friends have taken to the streets to protest, accusing the nigerian government of doing nothing to rescue their daughters. >> we want to see our daughters come back alive and we want to see them now. >> yes! >> reporter: the teen-aged girls were snatched at night by heavily armed gunmen. they were taken from their boarding school in chibok, which was burned to the ground. this school girl was one of a small group who managed to fle
CSPAN
May 2, 2014 2:00pm EDT
? >> mr. chairman, the atrocities prevention board met and looked at nigeria but there has been regular meetings >> they met on c.a.r? >> i can get back to you on that. >> we have not heard outcomes or recommendations from them. i am wondering what role they played because it was stood up with fanfare and there is a great deal of promise. is the promise being met? >> my colleague advised there has been at least one meeting on central africa. >> do you think the recommendations? >> i do not, but i will get back to you. >> it seems like important people like yourself should know what this group is recommending. we stand in brief recess. i have a number of other questions but the vote precludes that. brief recess and we will come back to the second panel and thank you so very much. [inaudible conversations] >> i want to apologize for our witnesses for that delay. we did have a series of vote and there was no way we could cut that shorter. i would like to start with the second panel and start with scott campbell who is the catholic leader in africa. joining crs he has correspondor food aid
CNN
May 2, 2014 10:00am PDT
representative, get it passed. >>> still ahead, frustration mounting in nigeria over the lack of progress in finding dozens and dozens and dozens of kidnapped young girls. we're taking a closer look. what can the u.s., if anything, do about this? plus, the search for flight 370 soon begins a whole new phase. ♪ [ banker ] sydney needed some financial guidance so she could take her dream to the next level. so we talked about her options. her valuable assets were staying. and selling her car wouldn't fly. we helped sydney manage her debt and prioritize her goals, so she could really turn up the volume on her dreams today...and tomorrow. so let's see what we can do about that... remodel. motorcycle. [ female announcer ] some questions take more than a bank. they take a banker. make a my financial priorities appointment today. because when people talk, great things happen. and this park is the inside of your body. see the special psyllium fiber in metamucil actually gels to trap some carbs to help maintain healthy blood sugar levels. metamucil. 3 amazing benefits in 1 super fiber. >>> more t
Al Jazeera America
May 2, 2014 9:00am EDT
. pro-russian gunmen shoot down a helicopter. anger and confusion in nigeria, police admit the number of kidnapped schoolgirls is 276, much higher than originally claimed. dozens killed by air strike at a market in syria's largest city. and jerry adams is held for a second day under one of the most notorious murders of the troubles. >>> but first two helicopters have been shot down during a ukrainian crackdown by pro-russian rebels. the anti-terror depreciati depreciation -- operation has inflamed tensions. jonah hall has more. >> reporter: video posted on the internet pur ports to show what the residents of slaviansk and the pro-russian separatists woke to at dawn. the ukrainian army launched what it described as large-scale anti-terrorist operation. the apparent objective for now, to form a blockade around the city. some separate advertises said they were ready to fight. >> translator: i will fight with whatever i have. it's not a rifle, but i'll fight with my hands and strangle them so they won't mess with my land. >> reporter: the ministry of defense confirms that two ukrainian he
Bloomberg
May 2, 2014 4:00am EDT
a bigger impact. >> south africa is the second largest economy in africa. relative to what nigeria is expecting. nigeria is the biggest economy right now. do you think we will fall behind the rest of the continent? >> growth numbers do not tell the whole story. it is about what historically you have established as your economic base. it is about the sophistication of business interest, if you can economy.hat, in one's but also the sophistication of the enterprises we have. while the number itself might suggest one set of issues. looks at the economic infrastructure and capabilities of south african firms and the manner in which they have penetrated the african continent financialining, services, telecommunications, south africa is in a league of its own. >> will you remain in his position after elections? >> i will arrange an apartment with the president. you can ask him that russian. >>-- you can ask him that question. tonobody expects the anc lose this election, but it is about how big the majority actually is. what are people saying? what is the story? >> we know the anc is acc
Bloomberg
May 2, 2014 3:00am EDT
economy in africa. your growth rate relative to what nigeria is expecting, do will be falling behind the rest of the continent? >> historically, you have established a new economic base. it is about the sophistication -- also the sophistication of the business enterprises that we have. for -- whereas the number itself might attest to one set of issues, if one looks at the economic base and economic infrastructure and capabilities of south african firms and the manner it in which their backs are penetrated the african continent, whether it is mining services, financial services, telecommunications, south africa is in a league of its own. >> will you be remaining in this position after the election? >> you can ask the president that question. we are joined now from johannesburg with more on her conversation. just a few days ago, we are seeing money of strike activity taking place in south africa. what does all that tell us about the state of the south african economy right now? >> we talk about a strike action in the country, 70,000 miners are currently on strike. it is the longest eve
CSPAN
May 2, 2014 2:00am EDT
at nigeria and burundi but there have been regular meetings and we have been working hand-in-hand to -- >> and cir? >> i haven't seen the agenda for all the meetings but i can get back to you. >> we certainly haven't heard any outcomes documented or recommendations from them. i'm just wondering what role they play. as i said my opening is certainly has a great deal of promise and is the promise being met? >> mr. chairman i apologize. my colleague justifies there has been at least one apb meeting on central african republic. >> do you know with the recommendations were? >> i do not that i will get back to you. >> is seems people like yourself should at least know what this group is recommending. thank you. we stand in brief recess and i have a number of other questions but the vote includes that. a brief recess and then we'll come back to her second panel and thank you so very much [inaudible conversations] >> the subcommittee meeting will come to order and i want to apologize to our distinct witnesses for the delay. we did have a series of votes and there was no way the cu
Al Jazeera America
May 2, 2014 12:00am EDT
. and late ear terrifying threat some call it's nigeria's taliban, emerging from deep cover to launch a mass kidnapping of hundreds of young girls. who is boka haron, and why is is it such a danger? >> al jazeera america presents borderland's dramatic conclusion >> no one's prepared for this journey. >> our teams experience the heart breaking desperation >> we're all following stories of people that have died in the desert. >> and the importance... >> experiencing it, has changed me completely... >> of the lives that were lost in the desert >> this is the most dangerous part of your trip... >> an emotional finale you can't miss... >> we got be here to tell the story. >> the final journey borderland continues... only on al jazeera america >> on techknow... >> these are some of the amazing spider goats >> small creatures, big impact >> how strong is it? >> almost as strong as steel >> inspiring discoveries changing lives >> this could go in a human body... >> right >> this is for an achilles tendon >> techknow every saturday go where science meets humanity >> this is some of the best driving
MSNBC
May 1, 2014 9:00am PDT
against the terror group that terrorized nigeria and outraging families and supporters of more than 200 girls kidnappeded from their school two weeks ago. there were marches yesterday protesting against nigerian government in action. they were taken by a group -- kbirlsz were taken by a group opposed to western education. the a terror group that was respond for 1,000 deaths in the region last year alone. ♪ bring back our girls >> bring back our girls. there are reports that the young girls are being solid into military for a pittance. >> all kinds of reports coming out that some of the girls escaped and being sold across the border or little as three pounds, $5. >> what about other girls, are they no longer attending school? is there more protection to prevent girls from being kidnap? >> in the first place in the northeastern part it's somewhat of an accomplishment to go to school. everyone is concerned what the aftermath is going to be and how can they convince their husbands it's okay for our daughters to get education. [ female announcer ] late night? crazy morning? try new olay fr
CNBC
Apr 29, 2014 1:00pm EDT
into the petroleum business and refineries. nigeria, a major producer. why have you done that? and why did it take you so long? >> well, thank you very much. first of all, we try as much, first of all, to avoid dealing in oil, because, you know, the impression is that once you are dealing in oil, you are dealing in corruption, you are dealing in a lot of things. we wanted to make through the real industry, you know, by growing our industries in foods, mainly, also in mines. our company has grown that we believe that, look, today, almost the -- the only work in rye finerieses in africa is in two countries, one in south africa, and the one in cotedivoire. and the best way for us to help africa is to make sure not only we make nigeria the subcontinent in times of products, because almost 95% of the petroleum products that are imported into the subso hairen continent, and we think we cannot continue with that, especial will i with the population growth. so we decided to do a refinery. we've increased it go to 500,000 barrels a day, with a pet roe chemical complex. >> if anyone can revolutionize that p
Bloomberg
Apr 28, 2014 12:00pm EDT
you get investors comfortable with africa? when they look at a country like nigeria and they see a toernment that is willing fire the central bank governor, a guy who was cleaning up their banking system, how do they get comfortable? how do you make them comfortable? >> you are right. think he is one of the best central bank governors in the world and was doing very positive things. sub-saharan africa is not one integrated country. it is 46 different countries and each will be different. some are in better shape for investment than others. we do think nigeria is a big and important opportunity. i think what our business model has differentiated in many investors in africa starts with our decision to raise urban and equity and list on the london stock exchange. for the companies we are looking to acquire that is a big positive. it is permanent equity, it is not going to come out when the lp wants it to come out. i think the second part of the business model that differentiates us is we do not think of ourselves as just investors. we really think of ourselves as operators. position
PBS
Apr 26, 2014 9:00am PDT
homophobe nigeria recent and toughened its doors on sexual preference. so c'mon run of clean cut top and the ticking time. today just in time. a number of his friends later arrested. the roadster has a student doesn't have a job so he has no money. he has to resort to begging to get by it's always hit it good for sixty. some sixteen. i'm sitting with knots in. you watch it with the tide meets want to cop says to me before that happening. on my pharmacy. he wants me to join in control so that i cud get to make them make any big. in the style. what i signal. i don't need dots to us just see me. i don't have to talk to. this is not the kind of like manuel expected when you're drunk tank. he says it's been seventeen in person many african based on the skins come to south africa to escape discrimination. he'll sometimes the rainbow nation fails to live up to its reputation as the saying came from. by taking the frost economic growth since the end of the past several decades has made this country the world's second largest economy economic disparities still exist of course across the count
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